Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)

Certified Career Service Provider (CCSP)

This certificate program offers training required for national credentialing as a GCDF and a CCSP. Professionals with these credentials work in education, workforce development, non-profit, government and community agencies as well as in consulting and private practice.

The training is designed to be highly interactive and paced for working adults. Learners will complete online training and will meet several times throughout the course, as a cohort via zoom Online content can be accessed anytime, at the learner's convenience. Zoom class dates are mean to provide opportunities for collaboration and for participants to develop their skills and refine their core competencies. 

The Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and the Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) designates individuals who have met the requirements set forth by the National Career Development Association and the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc.

Course ID: 64464 - January 10, 2022 - April 8, 2022

Zoom Sessions: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm on Jan 13, Feb 3, Mar 3, Mar 31, 2022 

Course ID: 64465 - April 4, 2022 - June 26, 2022

Zoom/F2F Sessions: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm on Apr 7, Apr 28, May 19, Jun 16, 2022


Participants will help others succeed in some of the following roles:

  • WorkForce development specialists
  • Advisors and counselors in post secondary institutions
  • Career development case managers                  
  • Career resource center coordinators                   
  • Human resource personnel
  • High school career counselors

The GCDF program offer you:

  •   Training required for national certification eligibility
  •   Enhanced skills and knowledge you can apply immediately
  •   Instruction by a nationally certified and highly experienced instructor

GCDF Core Competencies:

  • Helping skills
  • Labor market information and resources
  • Assessment and assessment instruments    
  • Working effectively with diverse populations
  • Ethical and legal issues                          
  • Career development models
  • Employability skills                                
  • Training clients, peers and groups
  • Program management and implementation 
  • Promotion and public relations
  • Technology, computers, web sites                       
  • Consultation skills

The GCDF Program is offered through a partnership of the National Career Development Association & the Center for Credentialing & Education, Inc